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State of Rhode Island

Office of the Governor

RI Attorney Geneal 

         -  Consumer Protection - including filing a complaint 

RI  Dept. of Business Regulation

RI  Contractor's Registration Board includes forms

RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC)

Council Members and Staff

Forms & Fees


Guides and Reports

Coastal Features Newsletter

Education and Outreach



Commerce RI

RI Dept. of Environmental Management

RI Export Assistance Center - The Chaffee Center at Bryant University

RI General Assembly

Current Legislative Session Information
            General Legislative Information,  General/Public Laws & New Session Laws

Elected Officials - Senators

Elected Officials - Representatives
            Listing of all state and national Rhode Island elected officials.        
                Includes political affiliation and suggested mailing addresses.

RI General Treasurer

         - Unclaimed Property List


RI Health Insurance Commissioner

RI Dept. of Health    

RI Judiciary (Court System)             
         - Jury Commissioner's Office 401-222-3245

RI Department of Labor & Training

-  Labor Market Information For Business

-  Employment/Business By Size Class

 - Information Employers Must Post                         
            (includes employment posters - all are Free)

            - TDI/TCI Program Information / Application

Frequently Asked Questions

Rhode Island's Largest Employers

Current Minimum Wage

Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages

Independent Contractor Information

Independent Contractor Form DWC-11-1C

Employer Seminars (Free of Charge to all RI Employers)   

How To Claim Unemployment 

- WorkShare - An Alternative To Layoff               
            Introduction    FAQ's      Brochure     Sample Application
            Are you experiencing tough times but want to keep your skilled workers?  
                WorkShare may be your solution.


RI Lieutenant Governor 

 RI Secretary of State 

Choosing Your Business Name and Legal Structure
             (includes name availability)

Corporations Database
         Information listed includes name, purpose of business, address, when filed, by whom and more...

          Forms; SIC Codes; General Laws; Notary Forms, Database, Guide; Trademark/Service Mark,
          Forms & General Laws; Uniform Commercial Code (UCC); Games of Chance

First Stop Business Information Center
              Site Includes: the Business forms required (by business type)  to start a business and how to obtain them

Basic Considerations When Starting Your Own Business

            - Register as an Independent Contractor 

Notaries Division

Rules and Regulations

Voter Information

- 2016 Voter Handbook 
         A guide to State Referenda and Voting Procedures                   
         English & En Español

Complete List of RI Federal And State Elected Officials- Rhode Island Current State and Federal elected Officials

Register to Vote / Check Voter Registration or Local Officials

RI Division of Motor Vehicles

Form - Dealership, Manufacturer, Distributor  

RI Division of Taxation

State Tax Forms - download forms

Streamlined Sales Tax Information 

Sales & Use Tax Information

Tax Services Available Online



CENSUS Data - 2010

RI Census Data - Quick Facts 

Economic Census Data

Copyright Office - Library of Congress

Department of Labor's Office of Small Business Programs

Department of Labor elaws Advisors
  Employment laws assistance for workers and small business 

Environmental Protection Agency - Small Business Gateway

IRS - Internal Revenue Service

Forms & Publications

Frequently Asked Tax Questions & Answers

Hiring a household employee
   including housekeepers, maids, baby-sitters, gardeners, and others who work in 
   or around your private residence as your employees. 

The Securities and Exchange Commission's Small Business Information  

US Chamber of Commerce

US House of Representatives

Find a Bill or Law

US Senate

Legislation & Records 

US Small Business Administration

  US Small Business Administration - Rhode Island Office

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